Four Ways to Get to Beaver Island's Outer Islands
What you need to use Beaver Island as your base and head to the beauty and mystery of Garden Island and High Island in one of these four ways.A Family Boating Adventure To Beaver Island's Outer Islands: Garden and High Islands
A family of five heads out on a Michigan vacation by boat for an island adventure, moving from Beaver Island, Garden Island and High Island.Doug Stanton's Op Ed in The New York Times
The New York Times bestselling author and Traverse City Native puts the spotlight on the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River in a New York Times op ed.Track the Boats on the Chicago Yacht Club to Mackinac Race
Track the Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race from the Chicago Yacht Club to Mackinac Island from your computer.Take a Northern Michigan Vacation in the Dunes of Sleeping Bear, Petoskey and Pentwater
Three Michigan getaways to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Wilderness State Park near Petoskey and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes near Pentwater.Kids Up North: High Sailing with 15-Year-Old Abby Hackman
Abby Hackman, youngest member of renowned sailor Dave Irish’s sailboat racing crew talks kids and sailing. Plus, links to community sailing schools to get your child started.Chicago to Mackinac: The Oldest Freshwater Yacht Race Knots Up for 2010
Gearing up for the 2010 Chicago to Mackinac sailboat race, 333 miles of Lake Michigan from Chicago to Mackinac Island.Lloyd Built a Sailboat for Lake Leelanau
The tale of a homemade sailboat and what it came to mean to a couple of families who sailed on Lake Leelanau, near Traverse City.Tips on Boater Safety from a Coast Guard Responder
Tom Rau, a Coast Guard responder, talks boater safety tips and shares the lessons learned from a Manistee boating accident on Lake Michigan.Kids Up North: Kayak Camp in Harbor Springs
This week’s Kids Up North features the three-day Kids Kayak Camps for kids ages 9-12 offered by The Outfitter in Harbor Springs.This Summer: Discover Lake Michigan's Beaver Island
Kick off the summer of 2010 with a trip to Beaver Island, the Great Lake’s most remote inhabited island, in the waters of Lake Michigan off of Charlevoix.How To: Wake Your Boat From Hibernation—Tips For Northern Michigan Boaters
Tips for getting your boat ready for some Michigan boating on Lake Michigan or an inland lake like Glen Lake, Torch Lake, Crysal Lake, Lake Leelanau, Lake Charlevoix or any Northern Michigan lake.Kids Up North: Paddling the Crystal River in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
When it comes to safe, family-friendly waters, Glen Arbor’s Crystal River that winds through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is THE place to paddle. MyNorth caught up with Becky Sutherland, whose family owns The River, a livery and old-timey fun hangout on its banks, to get the inside scoop.Groundbreaking News From Downtown Traverse City
Plans for a new Traverse City warehouse district boutique hotel, a spiffed up Lake Michigan waterfront that includes a kayak and bike concession and more. Traverse City is hot!Can the Asian Carp Be Stopped From Destroying the Great Lakes?
Asian carp, an invasive species from China, stand to threaten the future of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. Can Chicago’s Asian carp barrier hold? If it doesn’t, can an answer be found to stop the Asian carp invasion?So You Want to Crew on the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac?
Chicago Yacht Club’s Greg Freeman, chair of the race, tells us what you need to know to know to be a part of the 102nd Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.Spring Getaway to Wilderness State Park
For $60 a night find peace, Lake Michigan beach frontage and a rustic cabin at Wilderness State Park north of Petoskey.Video: Soak Up Early Spring Blue Skies and Water in Traverse City
March came in like a lamb in Northern Michigan, as captured here in stunning images of spring unfolding on the beachfront of Traverse City and on the Grand Traverse Bay.Snowshoe These Favorite Trails from Benzie to Sleeping Bear Dunes to the Upper Peninsula
These four snowshoe trails from Thompsonville, Glen Arbor, Leland and Ontonagon should provide great views, enhanced by the winter season.Video Outdoors 101: Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know Part 2
In Part 2 of our video series “Knots Every Outdoor Person Should Know,” we focus on the bowline on a bight and the trucker’s hitch.